The Artificial Empire: The Indian Landscapes of William Hodges (Google eBook)

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Routledge, Dec 6, 2012 - Social Science - 162 pages
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This book discusses the role of the visual arts in the assertion of European colonial power, examining the representation of Indian scenery and architecture by British artists in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One The Picturesque Prospect
11
Chapter Two Drawn on the Spot
37
Chapter Three Others Designs
58
Chapter Four Colonial and Visual Domains
87
Chapter Five With Architecture in Mind
117
Bibliography
147
Index
157
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